unknown an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Unknown

☨ unknown
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age: < 1, unknown age
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Death reason: unknown:
Location:Unknown
ArrivalUnknown from Peter Ryhiner
Peter Ryhiner 1954-00-00
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Born:* Sri Lanka
Document updated2012-02-11: 
1954: Exchange with swiss naturalist collector, Mr. Peter Rhyiner: 1 Ceylon elephant exchanged for one from India. Source: 1954 Ceylon Administration report, Sri Lanka national Archives, Colombo.

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Koehl, D., (2020). unknown, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7717. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • 1954 Ceylon Administration report, Sri Lanka national Archives, Colombo.

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